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FRIDAY IN LACONIA: SHAHEEN TO DISCUSS NEW ENERGY EFFICIENCY LEGISLATION AT LAKES REGION COMMUNITY COLLEGE

February 27, 2014



Shaheen will also visit Manchester, Lakes Region, and North Country to discuss veterans legislation, student loans, job creation Earlier, Shaheen to promote education in science, technology, engineering and math at FIRST Robotics competition in Nashua

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) will discuss the reintroduction of her bipartisan energy efficiency legislation, Shaheen-Portman Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (ESIC) during a visit to Lakes Region Community College Energy Services and Technology Program in Laconia at 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 28th. Shaheen will also tour the program's facilities with Lakes Region Community College President Scott Kalicki and speak to a building operator certification class on how her bill will help create jobs, reduce pollution, and save taxpayers billions of dollars.

Earlier, Shaheen will highlight the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education fields at a FIRST Robotics Regional Competition at 10:15 a.m. at Nashua High School South. Shaheen has been a leader in promoting STEM education and has been a strong supporter of the FIRST Robotics program which encourages (STEM) education investments.

Later, Shaheen will host a veterans jobs roundtable at Granite State Manufacturing in Manchester at 11:30 a.m. where she'll discuss Senate veterans legislation and her efforts to promote economic opportunities for New Hampshire veterans. Along with company President Glenn Lawton, Shaheen will tour Granite State Manufacturing and highlight how they've helped place veterans in good paying jobs at their facility in Manchester.

Shaheen will also meet with students at Plymouth State University to discuss her efforts to address rising student loan debt and the increasing cost of higher education for New Hampshire students at 3:00 p.m. in Plymouth. The visit follows a meeting with students at the University of New Hampshire earlier this week during which Shaheen discussed her proposals to help students and families manage student loans.

In the evening, Shaheen will attend the Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce 2014 Annual Awards Dinner at 7:00 p.m. in Gorham. Shaheen will give remarks addressing job creation in northern New Hampshire and present the Lifetime Achievement award and the BoomPier award for volunteerism.

Media planning to attend should email Nick_Brown@shaheen.senate.gov.

Visit to Lakes Region Community College Energy Services and Technology Program

WHO:

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:

Discussion of Shaheen's bipartisan energy efficiency legislation at Lakes Region Community College Energy Services and Technology Program

WHEN:

1:30 p.m.

February 28

WHERE:

Lakes Region Community College

Center for Arts and Technology, Room 207

379 Belmont Road

Laconia

FIRST Robotics Competition

WHO:

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:

FIRST Robotics competition and discussion of the importance of education in STEM fields

WHEN:

10:15 a.m.

February 28

WHERE:

Nashua High School South

36 Riverside Street

Nashua

Veterans Jobs Roundtable

WHO:

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:

Visit to Granite State Manufacturing to discuss efforts to hire veterans and create jobs

WHEN:

11:30 a.m.

February 28

WHERE:

Granite State Manufacturing

124 Joliette Street

Manchester

Student Loan Debt Meeting with Students at Plymouth State University

WHO:

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:

Meeting with students at Plymouth State University to discuss the cost of higher education and proposals to help students manage student loan debt

WHEN:

3:00 p.m.

February 28

WHERE:

PSU, Hyde Hall, Room 220

High Street

Plymouth

Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce 2014 Annual Awards Dinner

WHO:

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:

Presentation of the Lifetime Achievement award and the BoomPier award for volunteerism

WHEN:

7:00 p.m.

February 28

WHERE:

Town and Country Motor Inn, Shelburne Room

20 State Route 2

Gorham

Read this original document at: http://www.shaheen.senate.gov/news/press/release/?id=449d152c-cb0f-4f09-8bfb-5c767d3c3cdd


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